According to the U.S. president’s Council of Economic Advisers, women make up about 47 percent of the labor force. Women also hold 49.3 percent of jobs, therefore making them equal or primary breadwinners in the American household. That difference – often referred to as the gender wage gap – is a controversial topic in America and brings about strong arguments about its potential causes.
Christoffer Friend '16 anonymously donated one of his kidneys to a stranger in need of a transplant.
Economist chosen as one of the 2016 Pulmeri Award recipients for exemplary achievements in teaching, research, and service.
Becca Brown ’16 is one of just 14 students nationwide selected for the program by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Alex Acker '00 and Jing-A Brewing ride the Chinese craft beer wave.
With one simple question and uncommon determination, Austin Strange '12 initiated a study that has challenged assumptions about China's development activities in Africa.
The Diversity in Philosophy Discussion Group is exploring philosophy outside of the traditional canon.
Every year the Southern Economic Association holds meetings. The 85th annual meetings are in New Orleans, November 21-23. William and Mary is represented in 8 different sessions where presenters showcase original economic research.
Fasil Alemente conjectured and proved a theorem that is included in “Characterizing the Resolute Part of Monotonic Social Choice Correspondences”, forthcoming in Economic Theory. Mr. Alemante made his contribution as an economics major at William and Mary. Drs. Don Campbell and Jerry Kelly are the paper’s co-authors.
Thomas Arthur Vaughn Professor of Economics Alfredo Pereira and Dr. Rui Pereira were instrumental in the design and implementation of green fiscal reform in Portugal. Based on their recommendations, a new tax on carbon dioxide, indexed to the price of carbon dioxide emissions in the European Union Emissions trading system was approved by Parliament, and enacted on January 1st, 2015 through Decree-Law n.o 82-D/2014.